Composite of staff (heads only) of Lincoln Theatre, with building in background, 1926. The Lincoln Theatre was once located at the northwest corner of 18th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Lawrence Denton.
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Circa 1938 photograph of majorettes marching west at 18th Street and The Paseo in Black Elks parade. Source: Black Economic Union.
Circa 1938 photograph of marching band with majorettes in front marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel and a streetcar are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.
Circa 1938 photograph of the Association of Daughters of Elks (St. Louis) marching in Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo, Kansas City, MO. Source: Black Economic Union.
WPA orchestra rehearsing at Union Hall, William Shaw, director, June 29, 1936. This photograph was taken at the Mutual Musician's Union Local #627 building at 1823 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.
Circa 1937 photograph of Count Basie (piano) and Herman Walder (saxophone) at Street's Blue Room, part of the Street Hotel at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 18th Street. Source: Herman Walder.
Woody Walder, Corrine Walder, Alberta Minor, and Bob Minor at Joe Jacob's Place, 18th and Vine, no date. Source: Corrine Walder.
Bennie Moten's Orchestra, with instruments on bandstand, likely to be Paseo Hall, 15th Street and Paseo Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri, c. 1925.
Lincoln Theatre group photo of employees, ca. 1926. The Lincoln Theatre was once located at the northwest corner of 18th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Lawrence Denton.
Circa 1938 photograph of the Black Elks parade crowd on south side of 18th Street, between The Paseo and Vine Street, Kansas City, MO. Source: Black Economic Union.
Letter from James D. Pouncey of The Jackson County Bar Association to Senator Harry S. Truman. Pouncey attaches a resolution that the bar endorses Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Walter White in not accepting Truman's invitation to appear before the Truman Committee.
One-sided anti-Klu Klux Klan broadside written by O. J. Gilmore of Kansas City, Missouri. Gilmore provides an excerpt of a statement by Kansas Governor Henry Justin Allen and an account from the Saturday Evening Post that detail the racism and violence exhibited by the KKK. Gilmore then includes an excerpt of Congressman E. C.